September 2016

Thursday 01 September 2016

Sports student scores a winning work placement with super league club

A University of Wolverhampton sports student has scored a winning internship with Indian Super League football club, Delhi Dynamos. Tom Nicholls, 25 and from Sedgley in Dudley, ...

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Friday 02 September 2016

Former art student opens ceramic showroom

A University of Wolverhampton School of Art graduate and artist who creates tattoo inspired items will open her first workshop and showroom on Saturday 3rd September in Queen ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2016

New flight and track simulators get students on course for success

The University of Wolverhampton has invested £100,000 in state-of-the-art flight and track simulators to get engineering students on course for success. A new Virtual ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2016

Pioneering teaching assistant scheme gets full marks for employability

The University of Wolverhampton’s first cohort of Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) has celebrated completion of their teaching qualifications – getting full marks ...

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Wednesday 07 September 2016

Architecture students bring historical building back to the future

University of Wolverhampton architecture students have designs on bringing a historical building back to the future in Telford. The Anstice Memorial Hall, which is located in ...

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Thursday 08 September 2016

BE A CHAMPION FOREVER ...

This feature is taken from the Winter 2015 edition of our stakeholder magazine WLV Dialogue BE A CHAMPION FOREVER ... That was Dame Sarah Storey’s message to graduates when ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Prize winning lecturer awarded Honorary Degree

A prize winning lecturer has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Paul Lister, previously Head of School of Engineering at the University of ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Award winning TV producer gets set for an honorary degree

An award winning producer and director has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jonnie Turpie MBE, founder director of Maverick TV, received his award ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Visual effects academy award winner has honorary degree in sight

An award winning visual effects specialist in film has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Peter Bebb, who has worked on films such as Batman ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Former Pharmacy student boxes clever for cancer research

A pharmacy graduate is pulling no punches when he steps into the ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK.   Baldev Danny Singh, 27 from Telford, studied for a Masters ...

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Wednesday 14 September 2016

Olympic medallist joins University

Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas is to launch a new stage in his career with a degree course at the University of Wolverhampton. Kristian, who won bronze at London ...

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Thursday 15 September 2016

Animation graduate is nothing short of a winner!

A University of Wolverhampton Animation graduate has won a prestigious Award of Merit in an international film competition. Eldritch Knight, 41, from West Bromwich, was presented ...

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Thursday 15 September 2016

City celebrates graduation

Around 3,125 students are set to celebrate their academic success when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week. A total of 16 ceremonies will take place at ...

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Friday 16 September 2016

Business innovation project gets further funding support

The University of Wolverhampton has secured a £2.4m contract to continue delivery of its successful Innovative Product Support Service (IPSS) project.     The ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: LISA HARRISON, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A mum-of-one who returned to the classroom after being made redundant is celebrating after clinching a first class degree. Lisa Harrison successfully overcame the challenges of ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

New Chief Executive forges ahead with manufacturing hub plans

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chief Executive to get its Elite Centre of Manufacturing (ECMS) hubs off the ground. Ian Fitzpatrick, from Harborne in ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

Graduation ball to celebrate student success

New graduates will be celebrating their success in style at a ball to mark completing their studies at the University of Wolverhampton. The class of 2016 will don their glad rags ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

Award for Tourette’s campaigner

A writer and comedienne who challenges perceptions about Tourette’s syndrome has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.  Jess Thom co-founded ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: GEMMA BULLOCK, FACULTY OF ARTS

Gemma Bullock has a golden future all sewn up after sizing up a solution to throwaway fashion during her time at the University of Wolverhampton.  The BA (Hons) Fashion and ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: JAMES PHILLIPS, FACULTY OF ARTS

A budding photographer has snapped up a great career opportunity after completing his degree at the University of Wolverhampton.  James Phillips is graduating from the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: JACQUELINE PENDLEY, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Mature student Jacqueline Pendley has built her dream career after taking the plunge and studying a construction degree. The 44-year-old decided to add qualifications to her ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: LEEROY WATSON, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A strong future is ahead of budding sports coach Leeroy Watson who is graduating with a first class degree.  The 33-year-old gained valuable experience working alongside ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: NATHAN TUPPER, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Nathan Tupper is zooming off into the career of his dreams after combining his passion for motorsport with his studies. The 23-year-old jumped at the opportunity to be part of the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: SARAH PLATTS, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

An ambitious mum who was awarded a highly coveted scholarship is ready to take her next steps to the Bar after achieving a first class degree. Sarah Platts has been awarded the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: ZOE MASON, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Wolverhampton’s ethos as the University of Opportunity was a major draw for mature student Zoe Mason who was keen to explore her passion for the past.  Graduating with ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

British number one wheelchair tennis player nets Honorary Degree

A West Midlands Paralympic medal winner has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jordanne Whiley MBE, 24 who lives in London, received her award from ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Scientist finds the winning formula for an honorary degree

A scientist who has been successful in bridging the gap between business and technology has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jean-Roch Guiresse, ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Honour for TV star Suzi Perry

TV star and sports presenter Suzi Perry has been honoured for her achievements in broadcasting by the University of Wolverhampton. Suzi currently ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Health CEO recognised by University

A leading figure in improving public health has been honoured for her extensive contribution to her field by the University of Wolverhampton. Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Award for city business champion

A former operations director at Marston’s who champions businesses in Wolverhampton has been honoured by the city’s University. Chair of Wolverhampton Business ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Shropshire businessman honoured

A Shropshire businessman has been recognised for his support for local businesses and contribution to economic regeneration by the University of Wolverhampton. Graham Wynn OBE, ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Honour for sports presenter Jacqui Oatley

TV presenter Jacqui Oatley has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to sports broadcasting. Wolverhampton-born Jacqui was awarded an Honorary ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre Operations Director honoured by University

The operations director of Jaguar Land Rover’s world-class Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton has been honoured for his contribution to economic regeneration ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

University’s first female President hosts global conference in Qatar

The University of Wolverhampton’s first female President recently hosted the inaugural Quantity Surveyors International (QSI) Conference in Qatar. The event, which took ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

University supports Business Week

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting a week-long initiative to celebrate and encourage growth and investment in the city. City of Wolverhampton Business Week takes place ...

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Friday 23 September 2016

British number one wheelchair tennis player nets Honorary Degree

A West Midlands Paralympic medal winner has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jordanne Whiley MBE, 24 who lives in London, received her award from ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

New hub offers one-stop destination for apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries. The £500,000 investment, which includes a ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

University proud to support Wolves Pride 2016

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to be supporting this year’s Wolves Pride event as a major sponsor. Students, staff and friends of the University will take part ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Art gallery exhibits the work of student ‘masters’

University of Wolverhampton School of Art students will be showcasing their work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery - putting on a master display of talent. Over 50 students studying ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Honorary degree is music to the ears of musician

A conductor and organist has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Peter Morris, the Director of Music at St Peter’s Collegiate Church in ...

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Award nomination highlights outstanding student support for suicide prevention

The University of Wolverhampton has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category in the Times Higher Education Awards 2016. The nomination is in ...

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

International honour for education professor

A University of Wolverhampton professor who is a leading authority on adult education has received a top honour in recognition of his achievements. Professor Alan Tuckett has been ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

Five star rating for conference accommodation

New conference accommodation at the University of Wolverhampton has been given a top rating by the national tourism board. The Telford Conference Centre has been awarded a five ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

First class degree graduate awarded Armed Forces trophy

Private Lewis White has become the first graduate of the University of Wolverhampton’s  Armed Forces degree to receive the Lieutenant General ‘Bashall ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

University looks for visionary inventions for sight loss charity

The Caparo Innovation Centre, based at the University of Wolverhampton, has launched a pioneering competition in conjunction with the region’s leading sight loss charity, ...

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